Filling the need for trusted information on national health issues…

UN Agency

  • Your Selections:

Refine Results

date

Tags

Updated WHO Contraceptive Guidelines Could Improve Maternal, Child Survival

Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health’s “Global Health NOW”: Ready for Action: The WHO Expands Postpartum Family Planning, Increasing Chances for Maternal and Child Survival Anne Pfitzer, family planning team leader for USAID’s Maternal and Child Survival Program, led by Jhpiego; Rehana Gubin, Jhpiego’s technical adviser for global health…

Beijing Implements Strict New Smoking Ban

Bloomberg Business: Beijing’s About to Roll Out Its Harshest Smoking Ban Ever “Starting on June 1 in Beijing a blanket ban will be imposed on smoking in public places, after the city’s Municipal People’s Congress passed the tough new law in November…” (Roberts, 5/29). CNN: Beijing rolls out China’s toughest…

LAC Region Achieves MDG Hunger Targets, But Challenges Remain

Inter Press Service: Latin America’s Relative Success in Fighting Hunger “The Latin American and Caribbean region is the first in the world to reach the two global targets for reducing hunger. Nevertheless, more than 34 million people still go hungry. ‘This is the region that best understood the problem of…

WHO Needs $60M To Prevent Health Care Operations Interruptions In Iraq

Reuters: ‘Chaotic picture’ as funding gap threatens WHO operations in Iraq “More than three million refugees and displaced Iraqis could be denied life-saving health care as the World Health Organization (WHO) scrambles to secure $60 million to fund their operations in the country to the end of the year. Without…

June 2015 Issue Of WHO Bulletin Available Online

WHO: Bulletin of the World Health Organization The June 2015 WHO Bulletin includes news, research, and policy articles on various topics, as well as an editorial on the Sendai framework for disaster risk reduction through a health lens (June 2015).

All Nations Must Take Actions To Prepare For Global Health Threats

The White House Blog: The Ticking Timeline Beth Cameron, director for countering biological threats at the National Security Council, writes about progress on the Global Health Security Agenda. “…As the Ebola epidemic — and before it, the crises caused by the Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome, anthrax attacks and avian influenza…

WHO Begins Process Of Implementing Reforms, Decisions Made At WHA

Devex: WHO begins race to meet WHA commitments “The 68th World Health Assembly closed Tuesday with a number of decisions under its belt. Member states approved a global technical strategy for malaria, for one, and a global action plan to combat antimicrobial resistance was adopted as well. But there was…

The Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation Headquarters: 2400 Sand Hill Road, Menlo Park, CA 94025 | Phone 650-854-9400
Washington Offices and Barbara Jordan Conference Center: 1330 G Street, NW, Washington, DC 20005 | Phone 202-347-5270

www.kff.org | Email Alerts: kff.org/email | facebook.com/KaiserFamilyFoundation | twitter.com/KaiserFamFound

Filling the need for trusted information on national health issues, the Kaiser Family Foundation is a nonprofit organization based in Menlo Park, California.